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DVHIMSS Winter Symposium 2018: "Innovation in HIT” New ways to solve problems

Event Organizer: Deb Yogel

Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

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Dear DVHIMSS Members,

You won’t want to miss the exciting lineup of Keynote, Panel and Track speakers at next week’sannual Winter Symposium, focused on “Innovation in HIT” New ways to solve problems!  Join us at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, Pa., on January 18, 2018, as we bring together more than 125 healthcare IT executives and leaders, who will share insights, experiences and knowledge on Innovation in HIT and how innovation has shaped and impacted the world of healthcare. In addition, this is a perfect opportunity to start your year off by earning your CPHIMS or CAHIMS continuing education (CE) credits! 

Be sure to Registerfor the DVHIMSS exciting Winter Symposium, "Innovation in HIT"!


Agenda: Here
Event: DVHIMSS Winter Symposium
Theme: "Innovation in HIT" New ways to solve problems!
When: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:30am-4:30pm
Where:  Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Cost:  $90 members, $100 non-members


Learning Objectives 

  • Increase awareness and understanding of what's happening with start-ups and innovation and what’s required to accomplish and sustain success  
  • Learn how disruptive technologies in healthcare have revolutionized the availability of data
  • Identify both benefits and challenges from the provider perspective as innovation continues to accelerate in healthcare  
  • Learn from a panel of leading local healthcare organizations about game-changing healthcare innovations happening in our own back-yard  

Featured Keynote and Panel Speakers



 Steve Barsh, Chief Innovation Officer, Dreamit
 Healthcare Innovation Trends: What's Happening, Why, and What you Should be Doing About It 

Steve has over 30 years of experience starting, leading, launching, and building multi-national companies as well as early stage venture work. He has helped launch over 100 companies that have generated over $1B in value. He has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs, scientists and physicians on rapid identification and de-risking of critical make-or-break assumptions as well as shaping those companies along with guiding their early stage venture rounds. Steve started his first company while he was graduating college and sold that company 7 years later to MCI where he went on to lead the combined division. He is a special advisor to NASA for their annual NASA Cross Industry Innovation Summit. Steve taught in the Wharton MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania and has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Michigan. 


Donald Levick, MD, MBA, CPE, FHIMSS
Disruptive Technologies in Healthcare, or The Model T Redux 

Don is a practicing Pediatrician and the Chief Medical Information Officer at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). He has worked in Clinical Informatics since 2000, and has worked on numerous healthcare information technology projects. He was one of the executive clinical leaders for the implementation of Epic at LVHN. He is Chair of the Network Data Governance Committee and was the initial lead for the Enterprise Analytics Group, the network resource for reports and analytics. He is the Past-President of the Medical Staff of LVHN and currently serves as Treasurer for the LVHN Medical Staff.  

 Health Care Innovation Collaborative (HIC) Panel Discussion
Building a Geographic Center of Excellence for Global, Next-Generation Healthcare Businesses 



Robert McGrath, PhD - Sr. Associate Vice President and Executive Director of Technology Commercialization, Drexel University

Randall Gaboriault, MS - Chief Information Officer; Sr. Vice President, Innovation and Strategic Development, Christiana Care Health System 

Heather Rose, PhD., JD - Director of Technology Licensing, Thomas Jefferson University


Claire Marrazzo Greenwood - Executive Director, CEO Council for Growth and Vice President, Leadership Engagement , Chamber of Commerce Greater Philadelphia


The Health Care Innovation Collaborative, an initiative of the CEO Council for Growth (, brings together nine organizations that are leading the way in in advancing healthcare technology and delivery.  By leveraging the Greater Philadelphia region’s world-class healthcare assets and working together in new ways, they are bringing recognition to the region as a global leader in health care innovation and encouraging healthcare businesses of all types and sizes to locate here.

The Collaborative, which was launched in 2015, is unique in that it represents varying but essential aspects of a robust healthcare ecosystem. The result is a growing reputation for an unprecedented level of inter-institutional cooperation, which in turn attracts innovators who have a game-changing prototype ready for customer evaluation. Participants include Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Christiana Care Health System, Comcast, Drexel University, Independence Blue Cross, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Penn Medicine and Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

As part of the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth - Health Care Innovation Collaborative (HIC), a panel of leading regional providers, innovators and venture capitalists will discuss the regional focus and future of healthcare innovation for our Greater Philadelphia and National market.

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to visit with our sponsor participants to play Bingo and potentially win a $200 gift card! Without our valued sponsors, DVHIMSS would not be able to bring our many networking and educational events to our membership! We look forward to seeing you there!

Leading the Health IT Conversation in the Delaware Valley





Have questions about DVHIMSS Winter Symposium 2018: "Innovation in HIT” New ways to solve problems? Contact Event Organizer: Deb Yogel

When & Where

Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

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